"Why do we sit still?
v Assemble yourselves,
And let us enter the fortified cities,
And let us be silent there.
For the LORD our God has put us to silence
And given us w water of gall to drink,
Because we have sinned against the LORD.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Declare in Judah and proclaim in Jerusalem, and say: "Blow the trumpet in the land; Cry, 'Gather together,' And say, 'Assemble yourselves, And let us go into the fortified cities.
So that there may not be among you man or woman or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations, and that there may not be among you a root bearing bitterness or wormwood.
They also gave me gall for my food, And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Therefore thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: "Behold, I will feed them, this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.
Remember my affliction and roaming, The wormwood and the gall.
They gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He had tasted it, He would not drink.